Vegan Tunisian-Style Mixed Vegetable and Chickpea Lablabi with Harissa and Bread Recipe


Goodness gracious me, are you in for a treat today! I've got a real winner on my hands with this Vegan Tunisian-Style Mixed Vegetable and Chickpea Lablabi with Harissa and Bread recipe. Not only is it bursting with bold and spicy flavors, but it's also vegan-friendly and packed with healthy veggies and plant-based protein. This dish is inspired by the traditional Tunisian breakfast soup, Lablabi, which is a fragrant and flavorful chickpea broth typically served with bread and harissa sauce. But today, we're taking things to the next level with a colorful and hearty mix of diced carrots, zucchinis, bell peppers, and more, all simmered together in a rich and savory broth of diced tomatoes and vegetable stock. And let's not forget about the star of the show - the harissa sauce! It's fiery, it's tangy, and it's the perfect complement to this bowl of goodness. So grab your apron, sharpen your knives, and let's get cooking!



  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 zucchinis, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Harissa sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • 4-6 slices of bread


  1. Heat alarge pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cumin, paprika, coriander, turmeric, and cayenne pepper and cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Add the chickpeas, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the carrots, zucchinis, and bell pepper. Simmer for another 10-15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Stir in the cilantro and parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Toast the bread slices in a toaster or under the broiler until golden brown.
  7. Ladle the lablabi into bowls and top with a dollop of harissa sauce.
  8. Serve the bread on the side for dipping or use it to soak up the broth.

Nutritional Information:

NutrientAmount per serving
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates73g
Dietary Fiber17g